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How do you count a city’s homeless population? You walk the streets. (from PBS NewsHour)
Nearly 300 volunteers have until 2 a.m. to find and survey every homeless person they can find on the streets of Washington, D.C. It’s part of Department of Housing and Urban Development's annual point-in-time count of the homeless.
January 31, 2015 at 6:39 am
This Day in History: Beginning on January 30, 1968, Vietcong units surged into action over the length and breadth of South Vietnam. The action over the following months became known as the Tet Offensive.
Watch the preview for the upcoming American Experience film, “Last Days of Vietnam," which is nominated for an Academy Award® for Documentary Feature.
The heroic efforts to help evacuate 135,000 South Vietnamese during the fall of Saigon.
January 31, 2015 at 1:30 am
January 31, 2015 at 12:42 am
King Lear is universally acknowledged as one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragic roles. Be sure to tune in tonight for King Lear with Christopher Plummer on Shakespeare Uncovered, right after A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Hugh Bonneville at 9/8c: http://to.pbs.org/1H9qvep
January 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
‘American Sniper’ provokes debate on Iraq, depictions of war (from PBS NewsHour)
"American Sniper" has been nominated for six Academy Awards and is on track to be the biggest box-office war film ever. But the drama based on the life of a late Navy Seal, said to be the most lethal sharpshooter in U.S. military history, has rekindled debate about the Iraq war and the glorification…
January 30, 2015 at 9:00 pm
Weighing risks and benefits of making a deal with Iran (from PBS NewsHour)
As part of a collaboration between The Atlantic and the PBS NewsHour, Judy Woodruff examines the challenges and opportunities of reaching a nuclear deal with Iran. Continue reading →
January 30, 2015 at 5:00 pm
Study reveals wide gaps in opinion between scientists and general public (PBS NewsHour)
Scientists and the public agree on very little when it comes climate change, childhood vaccine requirements and more, but both groups feel more pessimistic about the direction of science, according to a new study released today from the Pew Research Center.
January 30, 2015 at 4:00 am
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